DETACHED PERIOD COMMERCIAL PROPERTY
The subject for sale, forms an exciting opportunity to purchase a detached, period build, located centrally in the busy, tourist, town of Fort William. Previously St Mary’s RC Chapel School, and retaining beautiful features such as exposed stone work and arched windows, the property has been fully renovated over the years, and currently has use as a café, with office space, as well as benefiting from Full Planning Permission, for alterations and change of use, to form a guest house (use Class 7). The property is in excellent order throughout and offers a real business opportunity to the successful purchaser.
Situated at the end of the famous West Highland Way, the building is ideally positioned to take advantage of all that Fort William High Street has to offer, including, cinema, bakery, restaurants, shops, hotels and marina. The area, known as the ‘Outdoor Capital of the UK’, benefits from year round visitors, enjoying the excellent outdoor pursuits available, such as walking, mountaineering, skiing, mountain biking and sailing. There are excellent links, by rail and bus, to and from the North and South, which allows access to larger cities such as Inverness and Glasgow.
Café Area 10.6m x 8.1m
Entrance door. Windows to front and side. Tiled flooring. Doors to pantry area, kitchen, cloakrooms, office area one and inner hallway.
Pantry Area 3.0m x 2.0m
With window to rear. Shelving. Cupboard.
Kitchen 4.3m x 2.3m
With windows to side. Tiled flooring. Fully equipped kitchen appliances – available at separate negotiation.
Disabled Cloakroom 1.9m x 1.4m
Fitted with WC and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring. Compliant for disability use.
Cloakroom 1.9m x 1.6m
Fitted with WC and wash hand basin. Tiled flooring.
Office One 3.9m x 3.2m
With window to front.
With stairs to upper level. Fire door to rear and door to cloakroom.
Cloakroom 1.4m x 1.0m
Fitted with WC and wash hand basin.
With doors to kitchenette (with sink unit and cupboards) and office areas. Hatch to loft – area floored.
o 7.2m x 4.4m
With windows to sides. Built-in cupboard – housing communication box.
Office Three 4.3m x 2.3m
With feature window to side.
Office Four 4.3m x 2.7m
With feature windows to front and side.
Office Five 4.1m x 2.8m
With feature windows to front.
Office Six 3.5m x 3.3m
With feature window to front.
Full Planning Permission was granted on 29th March 2021 (Ref: 20/02233/FUL), for alteration and change of use of cafe & community hub to form a guest house (use class 7). The permission and plans can be viewed on the Highland Council’s website – highland.gov.uk.
There is off-street parking available to the side and front of the property. A further five parking spaces are available at Fulton House, between the hours of 9am-5pm.
The area outline red is included in the sale. The area shaded red indicates five parking spaces which the property has use of between ‘normal office hours’.